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The Daemoniac by Kat Ross
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Kat Ross has emerged as one of my favorite new fantasy authors. Her Forth Element trilogy was wondrous and I'm loving the Forth Talisman trilogy. But...


It's like every other book series and half of the BBC Mystery shows have to have their own Jack the Ripper retelling, re-imaging or spin off. I'm sorry, but I was done with Jack the Ripper 50 stories ago. Kat, this in nothing personal, because I adore you.

It also took me a while to grow to like the heroine of this story, Harrison Fearing Pell and the whole Sherlock Holmes feel of her partnership with John Weston. The Daemoniac has a lot going for it though, it's a good mystery and has lots of great locations that are wonderfully described, a time period that I especially love and the end ramps up the action and drama. After reading the second book in the series The Thirteenth Gate (Dominion Mysteries) I have warmed up to the series even more. Whatever disappointments I had with The Daemoniac ended with The Thirteenth Gate.

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Reading Progress

May 27, 2017 – Shelved
May 27, 2017 – Shelved as: to-read
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July 3, 2017 – Finished Reading

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